Synonyms of raiding


1. raid, bust, attack, assail

usage: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"

2. foray into, raid, intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon

usage: enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"

3. raid, assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate

usage: take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"

4. raid, search

usage: search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"


1. marauding, predatory, raiding, offensive (vs. defensive)

usage: characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding; "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a raiding party"

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